How Deep Do You Plant Onion Sets?

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Onions are planted either from seeds, plants or dormant bulb sets. Seeds take the longest amount of time to grow, while gardener's save time by planting onion sets which are widely available in the early spring. Planting the sets at the proper depth and spacing is essential to increase the onion size and quality.

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  • "Ortho's All About Vegetables"; Barbara Pleasant and Katie Lamar; 1999
  • "Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills"; Abigail R. Gehring; 2008
  • Photo Credit huge onions and smallonion bulbs image by Maria Brzostowska from Fotolia.com onion image by Nino Pavisic from Fotolia.com Onion image by fotoedgaras from Fotolia.com onions image by AGITA LEIMANE from Fotolia.com
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